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  • Proposition 47
    Proposition 47

    On November 4, 2014, the voters of California passed Proposition 47 which now requires a misdemeanor sentence instead of felony for some drug and property offenses. The new law is inapplicable to ...

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  • Expungement- Do I have to tell?
    Expungement- Do I have to tell?

    An expungement provides that the court shall set aside the verdict of guilty and dismiss the accusations or information against the defendant; thereafter, the individual "shall be released from all ...

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  • 2 Chainz Arrested for Possession
    2 Chainz Arrested for Possession

    Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested for possession of marijuana and Promethazine, an antipsychotic drug used to make "sizzurp" or "purple drank" at the Los Angeles International Airport on June 11. After the ...

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  • Where to Serve Subpoenas on Los Angeles Sherrif's Department
    Where to Serve Subpoenas on Los Angeles Sherrif's Department

    It can be confusing to navigate filing a subpoena. At Diamond & Associates , our legal team is available to answer questions and guide you through whatever you face. Our Los Angeles criminal defense ...

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  • California Jail Credits
    California Jail Credits

    Time Served Credits in California. Before January 25, 2012, a defendant received 50% credits meaning 2 days for every 4 served. Effective January 25, 2010, a defendant gets 100% credits, meaning 4 ...

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  • What is Medical Marijuana
    What is Medical Marijuana

    What is Medical Marijuana? In California, SB 420 recognizes all patients' rights listed in Proposition 215 and codified in Health and Safety Code section 11362.71. The California laws do not trump ...

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